ALBION — An extensive investigation into drug sales in Orleans County has resulted in 12 arrests, including one for an Akron man accused of providing drugs to a person who overdosed and died.

Orleans Major Felony Crime Task Force, Orleans Sheriff’s Department, and Albion, Medina and Holley police agencies executed nine of 12 sealed indictment warrants.

Charged were:

n Anthony V. Abraham, 33, of Akron. He was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment and criminally negligent homicide. Abraham is accused of providing drugs that resulted in a fatal overdose in Medina.

n Cassandra McGuire, 31, of 140 South Clinton St., Albion. She is charged with six counts each of third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance.

n Johnny Sponaugle, 45, of 223 Liberty St., Batavia is charged with one count of third-degree sale and possession.

n Matthew E. Daugherty, 26, of Lockport is charged with one count of third-degree criminal sale and possession.

n Frederick M. Faro Jr., 44, of 316 West Park St., Albion is charged with fifth-degree sale and possession.

n Heather R. Conley, 32, of Medina is charged with two counts each of third-degree sale and possession.

n Gary R. Ettinger, 34, of 334 Hamilton St., Albion is charged with fifth-degree sale and possession.

n Thomas R. Brown, 54, of 1 Thomas St., Holley is charged with fifth-degree sale and possession.

n Edward P. Symonds, 55, of 1432 Oak Orchard River Rd., Waterport is charged with two counts of fifth-degree sale and possession.

All nine were arraigned in Orleans County Court and released, except for Faro, who was committed to jail with bail set at $10,000.

Task Force Supervising Officer Joseph Sacco said more arrests are pending.

Genesee County Drug Task Force and city of Batavia police assisted.

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